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4Teachers - PersuadeStar

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This podcast is part of the series: Quick Picks for Teachers

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Narrated by: Patricia A. Gann


School/Organization:

Moody Jr. High School

St. Clair County Schools

Overview:

PersuadeStar is a part of 4Teachers.org's "Tools for Teachers".  This program helps students to write persuasive essays by using the following tools:

• Analysis of example essays
• An essay planning tool
• An essay writing space
• Student spelling feedback
• Source and bibliography information

It also allows student work to be stored on the Internet so the work can be placed in school wikis and webpages.


Length: 8:12

Content Areas: Professional Development

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

AQTS_1.A.1: Academic Discipline(s) [Knowledge of the structure of the academic disciplines related to the subject-matter content areas of instruction and of the important facts and central concepts, principles, theories, and tools of inquiry associated with these disciplines.]
AQTS_1.A.2: Academic Discipline(s) [Knowledge of ways to organize and present content so that it is meaningful and engaging to all learners whom they teach (pedagogical content knowledge).]
AQTS_2.B.5: Organization and Management [Ability to plan and implement equitable and effective student access to available technology and other resources to enhance student learning.]
AQTS_2.D.2: Instructional Strategies [Knowledge of a wide range of research-based instructional strategies and the advantages and disadvantages associated with each.]
AQTS_2.D.5: Instructional Strategies [Ability to select and support the use of instructional and assistive technologies and to integrate these into a coherent instructional design.]
AQTS_2.D.6: Instructional Strategies [Ability to make developmentally appropriate choices in selecting teaching strategies to assist diverse learners in meeting instructional objectives.]
AQTS_2.E.5: Assessment [Ability to design and use a variety of approaches to formal and informal assessment to plan instruction, monitor student understanding and progress toward learning, modify teaching and learning strategies, and measure and report student progress related to learning objectives.]
AQTS_3.A.3: Oral and Written Communications [Knowledge of media communication technologies that enrich learning opportunities.]
AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]

 


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